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22Jul2014

How to approach a training contract at Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt is committed to providing a challenging, rewarding and professional programme for our trainee solicitors. We recruit up to four trainee solicitors each year. From day one a trainee solicitor will be part of a team working on actual cases bringing you into…Read More

14Jul2014

Legal update: Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa Scheme extended to British Nationals

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt outlines the criteria and conditions of the Working Holiday Visa Scheme which is now open to British Nationals. The Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa Scheme allows national passport holders of participating countries to take up short-term employment or to…Read More

09Jul2014

Legal update: Setting Up A Company In Hong Kong – A Community Effort

In the spirit of supporting startups in Hong Kong, law firm Tanner De Witt attended the Tech Startups & Corporates event at KPMG’s offices yesterday. The event, hosted by KPMG, EastFunding and Invest HK, was opened by Gregory So, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, HKSAR…Read More

13Jun2014

Legal update: Divorce in Hong Kong – Legal Advice

Divorce rates in Hong Kong have increased close to 8 percent, according to the biannual Hong Kong Council of Social Services social development index, released last week. The 2014 index, shows over 21,000 divorces were decreed in 2012, the latest recorded period available. This figure…Read More

23May2014

Insolvency Partner Ian De Witt To Join International Insolvency Institute

Tanner De Witt’s Insolvency Partner, Ian De Witt, has been invited to join the International Insolvency Institute (III). He will join fellow Hong Kong based members and Insolvency experts John Marsden of Mayer Brown JSM, John Lees of JLA Asia and Mr. Justice Jonathan Harris….Read More

19May2014

Hong Kong Employment Law Seminar by Tanner De Witt Solicitors

Tanner De Witt will be hosting a Hong Kong Employment Law Seminar with the Italian Chamber of Commerce tomorrow at 12.30pm. The talk will touch upon a selection of key issues employers in Hong Kong need to be aware of.  Hong Kong employment lawyer and…Read More

15May2014

Legal update: Divorce In Hong Kong – Accessing Information Offshore

Tanner De Witt Solicitors’ Litigation and Private Client team, led by Hong Kong lawyer Mark Side, will be attending a talk on divorce by the Hong Kong Family Law Association tomorrow evening. The presentation, titled “Accessing Information Offshore In Support Of Hong Kong Divorce Proceedings”…Read More

14May2014

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring And Insolvency Team Gathers with Global Peers at INSOL in Hong Kong

Tanner De Witt’s Insolvency and Restructuring lawyers, Ian De Witt , Robin Darton, and Anthony Hill met with experts from around the world at the annual International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL) conference, which took place in Hong Kong last month. Tanner De Witt is ranked in…Read More

24Apr2014

Legal update: Employment Update April 2014

An employer’s casual assurances or promises to employees during separation discussions may considerably reduce the employer’s rights and remedies. Introduction  The case of Igal Dafini v CMA CGM SA is a useful reminder that if an employer secures the agreement of a departing employee to…Read More

14Apr2014

Tanner De Witt Solicitors Support Rowan Varty At The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

Tanner De Witt’s Rowan Varty received an extra big cheer at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens this year – from rugby fans and his colleagues at the Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt. The firm invited staff, clients and peers to support the paralegal…Read More

10Apr2014

Tanner De Witt Solicitors On The New Companies Ordinance: Legal Implications For Hong Kong Business Owners And Directors

The New Companies Ordinance came into effect in March 2014. Many of Hong Kong’s business owners and directors have questions as to how these legal changes will affect them and their businesses. In a bid to explain what the new Companies Ordinance means for entrepreneurs…Read More

13Mar2014

Tanner De Witt Solicitors Slim Down for IWIRC’s Biggest Loser Competition

Brace yourselves ladies and gentlemen – after 3 months of salads, rice cakes and tummy grumbling, the results of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation’s (IWIRC’s) Biggest Loser competition, in aid of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, have been announced! Drum roll please….. The…Read More